The Guelaguetza Show

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The Guelaguetza Show Let’s return to The Mexico Today Program before continuing on day six of the trip. Leaving the Tule Tree, the guides hurried us onto the bus. We were running late. At the Camino Real Oaxaca Hotel, we …

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The Sixth Day

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The Sixth Day On the sixth day, I learned a bit about myself. We faced a long drive in high country from San Miguel de Allende to Puebla. The day was cloud covered with occasional drizzle. I prefer the old …

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The fifth day

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The fifth day At sundown on our fourth day we entered San Miguel de Allende, (SMA), one of the most historic and beautiful cities on the continent. Having explored the city more recently than Mike, we headed to the bypass …

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The Tule Tree

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The Tule Tree Arbol del Tule, Santa Maria del Tule, Oaxaca, Mexico. We’ll pause after our fourth day and return to the Mexico Today Program, http://www.mexicotoday.org/ Marca Pais and Ogilvy. The brain behind the program knew how to put together …

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June 14; 2011: The Fourth Day of the Trip

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June 14; 2011: The Fourth Day of the Trip I awoke disappointed I had not seen much less visited all my amigos in Saltillo. I’d managed to squeeze a delicious arrachera, a type steak, in at Pour La France restaurant, …

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Third day of trip

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June 13; 2011: Third day of trip We settled into Saltillo, and I realized with Mike and my divergent purposes everything wouldn’t work out exactly right. I planned a lot more time with old friends but ensuring Mike got his …

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Mitla

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Mitla We spent our morning learning our duties and listening to experts on Mexican trade. During breaks I discovered new adornments and hidden enclaves in the hotel. The Mexico Today Program had a full day of special treats and trips …

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June 24; 2011: Tlacochahuaya

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June 24; 2011: Tlacochahuaya After we left Mitla the Mexico Today Program had another surprise, Tlacochahuaya, on our tour. But before Tlacochahuaya I’d like to update the reader  enjoying this trip vicariously for we both owe the program for our …

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June 12, 2011: The Second Day

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June 12, 2011: The Second Day Stepping from our hotel a light breeze graced Linares filling the street and square with the wonder of small town aromas. What a way to greet the morning. Realizing both Mike and I were …

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Introduction to trip and Oaxaca

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Introduction to trip and Oaxaca I decided to expose the highly inaccurate media reports concerning safety and travel in Mexico by blogging on my latest trip. Before departing, Ogilvy contacted me to work on a project for the Mexico Today …

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